Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State of Wisconsin’s 15,000 attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. Recently, Super Lawyers published its lists for 2022, which include the Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 50 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 25 Attorneys in Milwaukee, Super Lawyers (consisting of the top 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin), […]

We are pleased to announce 19 of our lawyers have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and an additional four have been selected as 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. The following are the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing lawyers named to the 2023 lists: Best Lawyers in America […]

On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision in EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. (found here), holding that Wal-Mart did not discriminate against pregnant employees by reserving temporary light duty positions only for those employees injured on the job. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) commenced […]

An article by Attorneys Joseph Gumina, Grant Killoran, and Erica Reib entitled “COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates: What Now?” is featured in the March edition of the State Bar of Wisconsin publication Wisconsin Lawyer. In their article they detail the challenges mandates create and the current legal status of workplace vaccination requirements. Read the full article here.

Attorney Joseph Gumina was quoted in The Daily Reporter on February 17, 2022, in an article titled “In absence of federal mandate, many companies still encouraging vaccination for employees.” In the article, Gumina, who leads OCHDL’s labor and employment practice group, discusses what some employers are doing to encourage their employees to get vaccinated. For some construction […]

Attorney Joseph Gumina was recently quoted in the Milwaukee Business Journal published on January 14, 2022, in an article titled “Employers relieved that SCOTUS ruling nixes potential for costly employee COVID-19 tests: Attorneys.” The article outlines the Supreme Court’s recent ruling against OSHA’s vaccination-or-test rule that would have required large employers, starting February 9, to […]

On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a split decision (found here) staying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Vaccination-or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that would require employers with 100 or more employees to either impose a mandatory vaccination policy or, alternatively, mandate that unvaccinated workers wear a face […]

The U.S. Supreme Court just issued a decision blocking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standard that would require employers with 100 or more employees to impose either a mandatory vaccination policy or, alternatively, mandate that unvaccinated workers be required to wear a face covering while at work and be subject to a […]

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order (found here) that it would hold a special session to hear arguments on OSHA’s vaccine-or-test rule that mandates employers with 100 or more employees require its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to weekly tests. The Court issued its order […]

On Friday, December 17, 2021, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit lifted the stay of OSHA’s emergency temporary standard (ETS) mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace or, alternatively, requiring unvaccinated employees to submit to weekly COVID-19 tests. The stay was originally issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

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